TOP 50 most-searched Kpop male idols on Youtube Japan in 2021: A BTS member did not enter the top 10

Besides the domestic market, Kpop idols also always want to develop and become famous in other major music markets. One of them is Japan – the dream of every K-pop entertainment company.

However, Japan is also a very difficult market to conquer, and not all Kpop idols are famous in this country. Whenever it comes to the popularity of a Kpop idol in countries around the world, many netizens will immediately look up whether they are popular in Japan.

In fact, there are several criteria and methods that may be used to assess an idol’s popularity, but data derived from Google searches (mostly viewing information and photos) and Youtube are typically seen to be the most objective and global. A post by Korean netizens recently gathered the TOP 50 most searched male Kpop stars on Youtube from 2021 to the present. Let’s take a look at the list below!

From 50 to 40

50. Rocky (ASTRO)

49. Key (SHINee)

48. Dino (SEVENTEEN)

47. S.Coups (SEVENTEEN)

46. Hyunjin (Stray Kids) 

45. Taehyun (TXT)

44. Chanyeol (EXO)

43. Changmin (TVXQ)

42. Minho (SHINee)

41. Bang Chan (Stray Kids)

40. Renjun (NCT)

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From 39 to 30

39. Huening Kai (TXT)

38. Kai (EXO)

37. Lucas (NCT)

36. Joshua (SEVENTEEN)

35. Onew (SHINee)

34. Moonbin (ASTRO)

33. Mark (NCT)

32. Sunghoon (ENHYPEN)

31. Wonwoo (SEVENTEEN)

30. U-Know Yunho (TVXQ)

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From 29 to 20

29. Woozi (SEVENTEEN)

28. Jonghyun (SHINee)


26. Haechan (NCT)

25. Mingyu (SEVENTEEN)

24. Doyoung (NCT)

23. Yook Sungjae (BTOB)

22. Seungkwan (SEVENTEEN)

21. D.O. (EXO)

20. Beomgyu (TXT)

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From 19 to 11

19. Hoshi (SEVENTEEN)

18. Jaemin (NCT)

17. RM (BTS)

16. Soobin (TXT)

15. Taeyong (NCT)

14. Jaehyun (NCT)

13. Niki (ENHYPEN)

12. G-Dragon (Big Bang)

11. Jeonghan (SEVENTEEN)

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From 10 to 1

10. Yeonjun (TXT)

9. Baekhyun (EXO)

8. Taemin (SHINee)

7. Cha Eunwoo (ASTRO)

6. J-Hope (BTS)

5. Jin (BTS)

4. Suga (BTS) 

3. Jimin (BTS)

2. V (BTS)

1. Jungkook (BTS)

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As a consequence, we have an unexpected result: Jungkook has overcome V (who is already highly popular in Japan and frequently tops the charts) to become No. 1 on YouTube Japan’s search list from 2021 until now. in. It is well known that BTS’s maknae has consistently topped the Google and YouTube search rankings, even on a worldwide scale, in recent years.

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